Roberta Jo “Bobbie” Earl (nee Treon) passed away peacefully on February 18, 2023 at the age of 92. She was born August 19, 1930 to Robert and Helen (Miller) Treon. She married Richard H. Earl on June 8, 1952 and together they had three children Kathy (Ted) McKinnis, Tamara (Mike) Hoffman, and R. Kelton “Kelly” Earl. She had an intense love for family.
She was blessed with six grandchildren Adam (Samantha) Shank, Ethan (Tia) Shank, Kelsey Shank, Benjamin (Brianna) Hoffman, Patrick (Martin Bielat) Hoffman, and Christopher (Shannon) Hoffman.
She was doubly blessed with six great grandchildren Ainsley, Elsa, and Isaac Shank, and Kora, Kinley, and Kenna Hoffman, as well as many nieces and nephews.
She attended Minster High School and later graduated from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio in 1952. She was a talented pianist and taught music in the Dayton City school system. She and her family moved to Wooster in 1958 where they were the proprietors of Amster Shoe Store.
Over her lifetime she held a number of positions and was involved in many ministries through Trinity United Church of Christ in Wooster. She was also a direct care volunteer with Hospice of Wooster for over 25 years. Over the years, she was a member of many organizations of which two of her favorites were Junior Women’s Guild and the Women’s Committee for the Wooster Symphony Orchestra. She was an avid reader, golfer, gardener, and hostess. She knew how to throw a party.
She was preceded in death by her husband Richard “Dick” Earl and her only brother James F. Treon.
A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, March 11th at 11:00am at Trinity United Church of Christ, 150 E. North St., Wooster with Dr. Rev. Kevan Franklin officiating.
The service will be livestreamed on FaceBook and YouTube from www.trinityucc.org
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
Her family would like to express their deepest gratitude to the staff at Westview Manor as well as the radiation staff at the outpatient pavilion of Wooster Community Hospital, for the compassion and care they gave her over the last few months.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.